On Aug 29, 2014, at 6:58 PM, mike cole <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Henry-- As you will see from the attachment that Jim sent around that
> the developing education department here at UCSD is really interesting and
> should be of interest to a lot of MCA members.
> On the issue of Langackerr and Vygotsky, it would be great to see the
> articles you are referring to. His work along the with the work of Giles
> Faulconier are clearly relevant to people who are interested in Vygotsky's
> ideas and those of related scholars such as Halliday, all coming from
> different national traditions.
> Nice idea for a review article in MCA.
> But more proximaly, what should we be reading?
> On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 6:54 PM, Henry G. Shonerd III <email@example.com>
>> Hi Jim,
>> Nothing attached, I think. Sounds very interesting, so I sure would like
>> to get the flyer. By chance, I am in an email correspondence with Ronald
>> Langacker, emeritus prof in linguistics at UCSD. Are you familiar with is
>> work in Cognitive Linguistics? In several articles he just sent me, he
>> agrees with me that Vygotsky and his work are highly compatible. It seems
>> to me that CG and Vygotsky could help provide a great theoretical
>> foundation for a doctoral program such as the one you are developing. I
>> have been a teacher educator in New Mexico for 25 years and have been
>> thinking about the connection between CG and Vygotsky from the beginning.
>> My dissertation is on L2 learning, so the focus of your new program is
>> inspiring to me.
>> On Aug 28, 2014, at 5:21 PM, Jim Levin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Hi XMCA folks,
>>> Education Studies at UC San Diego is starting a new Ph.D. program with a
>> focus on Transforming Education in a Diverse Society - a flyer is attached.
>>> If you know of students who you think might be interested in this
>> doctoral program, please encourage them to consider applying this fall for
>> our inaugural cohort to start in Fall 2015 - the application deadline is
>> December 1, 2014. I’m happy to answer any questions they may have.
>>> Jim Levin
>>> Department of Education Studies, UC San Diego